San Francisco Map Fair September 15-17, 2017 - A Selection of 19th & 20th Century Pictorial MapsPublished on 11 Sept. 2017
Old Imprints will be exhibiting at the inaugural San Francisco Map Fair to be held September 15 to 17, 2017 at The Regency Center, 1290 Sutter Street in San Francisco. For those unable to attend we offer a catalog of select items that we will be exhibiting featuring chiefly maps of California as well as examples of maps from other places. Additional images and condition description are available on our website, together with a more complete listing of highlights.
We hope that you will enjoy this selection.
Auction catalogue 143 - on Friday, 2. 6. 2017Published on 11 May 2017
What's on the menu?...Vintage Food and Drink Menus 1926-1967Published on 01 May 2017
We have had fun putting together our latest ephemera list, this one comprised of vintage menus, most from restaurants in the United States, but British, Canadian, and Mexican restaurants are also included. A number of the menus represent Polynesian-themed restaurants, a mid-twentieth century vogue that, in some menu listings, conflated Chinese food with the South Pacific. Occasionally a menu's emphasis is directed toward offerings from the bar, while others are decidedly discrete: "Could we suggest a glass of wine before dinner?" The menus represent a 40 year span, feature great graphics, prices that make you wonder and drinks that make you thirsty...[...] Read more